Fed, Serena back on their thrones

Updated: July 8, 2012, 8:05 PM ET
By Howard Bryant | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- The story of England is one of royalty, order, tradition and history. And it is also of tennis and Wimbledon, where the proud championship past refused to bow to the future.

Over a spectacular fortnight that included a stolen hawk, a Golden Set and a valiant, unattained quest amid a swelling national pride, Roger Federer and Serena Williams regained their championship thrones. The grounds at the All England Club serve as something of a living museum to them, with photographs ...

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